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LearnPaths - Lernpfade

You need more information on a school subject? There is a personal problem you need to solve? You need to hold a presentation at school? Your school library is helping you to find your path through the jungle of information. 68 more words

Primarschule - Primary

Revamping the Curriculum

Last spring I taught a course called Social Justice and Contemporary American Education. The class followed issues of access in U.S. education. Here is the description: 1,329 more words

Information Literacy

"Fake News", social media and critical thinking

BBC iReporter

This is a fantastic online resource created by the BBC which puts players in the heart of the newsroom to explore sources and make journalistic decisions and attempt to discover what is real and what is fake news. 246 more words

Information Literacy

Entrepreneurs, Inventors, Creatives & Intellectual Property

This week, on November 22nd from 5-8pm in c r a v e Pub, the Medicine Hat College Library Services, along with the Medicine Hat Entrepreneurial Development Center, and Enactus are co-hosting an informal learning session where Medicine Hat entrepreneurs, inventors, educators, and experts discuss and share what they have learned about protecting ideas through trade secrets, patents, copyright, trademarks, and other intellectual property protection tactics. 559 more words

General Information

The Taxing Nature of Taxonomies

Both the library world and the academic world is dominated by taxonomies. These systems of classification often rest on defined hierarchies of categories. Carl Linnaeus’ 18th century taxonomy of living things is still a fundamental part of biological science. 1,034 more words

Information Literacy

Metaliteracy Examined in HigherEdJobs Leadership Publication

Trudi Jacobson and Tom Mackey co-authored a feature article entitled Why You Should Fight for Metaliteracy on Your Campus for the HigherEdJobs leadership newsletter. This publication is sent to approximately 40,000 subscribers at the executive level, including presidents, provosts, and deans. 174 more words